Hospitalization numbers conception miniature uptick from Friday

Visitors, some wearing masks to protect against the spread of COVID-19, ride a river barge along the River Walk, Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in San Antonio. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has declared masks or face coverings must be worn in public across most of the state as local officials across the state say their hospitals are becoming increasingly stretched and are in danger of becoming overrun as cases of the coronavirus surge. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Guests, some wearing masks to give protection to against the unfold of COVID-19, prance a river barge alongside the River Hasten, Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in San Antonio. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has declared masks or face coverings must be outdated in public across many of the whisper as local officials across the whisper tell their hospitals are changing into an increasing selection of stretched and are in hazard of fixing into overrun as cases of the coronavirus surge. (AP Describe/Eric Elated) (Copyright 2020 The Related Press. All rights reserved.)

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District announced 54,295 total COVID-19 cases and 1,074 total deaths in Bexar County, as of Saturday, an lengthen of 100 new cases.

One new death used to be reported in the present day time.

The 7-day transferring average of cases is 162, as of Friday.

Metropolis officials also reported a miniature uptick in hospitalization numbers.

Health officials acknowledged there are for the time being 228 patients are hospitalized. Of those, 85 are in the intensive care unit and 30 are on ventilators.

There are 15% of staffed beds available and 73% of ventilators available.

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